欲速則不達

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Mandarin[edit]

 
desire; longing; appetite; wish
fast; rapid; quick
 
(expresses contrast with a previous sentence or clause); standard; norm; rule; to imitate; to follow; then; principle
(negative prefix); not; no
 
attain; pass through; achieve; reach; realize; clear; inform; notify; dignity
trad. (欲速則不達)
simp. (欲速则不达)

Etymology[edit]

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Proverb[edit]

欲速則不達 (traditional, Pinyin yùsù zé bùdá, simplified 欲速则不达)

  1. haste makes waste